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leader in research and technology and clean energy, which will attract new companies and highway jobs to america. it's a plan to put folks back to work, including our veterans, rebuilding our roads and bridges and other infrastructure. and it's a plan to reduce our deficit in a balanced and responsible way. our work is made that much more urgent because at the end of this year, we face a series of deadlines that require us to make major decisions about how to pay our deficit down. decisions that will have a huge im pact on the economy and the middle class both now and in the future. last year i worked with democrats and republicans to cut a trillion dollars worth of spending that we just couldn't afford. i intend to work with both parties to do more. and that includes making reforms that will bring down the cost of health care so we can strengthen programs like medicaid and medicare for the long haul. but, as i've said before, we can't just cut our way to prosperity. if we're serious about reducing the deficit, we have to combine spending cuts with revenue. and that means asking the w
. at the end of the day the election was about the economy and jobs and debt and energy. and i thought our candidates had a good message on that. but we didn't connect with enough of the people that were those voters that come out only in presidential years. 45% of vote came out to vote for me for governor. i won by 18 points but when the vote gets up to 76% we only get 48% of the vote. so that's what we've got to figure out. those more occasional voters, independent voters, how do we do better? obviously we'll have a lot of discussions about that. >> are you among those who blame chris christie? you're a governor with a lot of weather issues and dealt with fema, dealt with fema under democratic presidents, do you agree with critics of chris christie for embracing the president? >> president obama won the race. mitt romney lost the race. he was a great candidate. the storm did halt momentum that mitt romney built up after that -- after the first debate. look, chris christie was the first governor to endorse mitt romney, did more events around the country than about anybody. he was trying t
. keeping this country at the forefront of research, technology and clean energy. putting people back to work, rebuilding our roads, our bridges and our schools. and reducing our deficit in a balanced and responsible way. now on this last item, we face a very clear deadline that requires us to make some big decisions on jobs, taxes, and deficits by the end of the year. both parties voted to set this deadline and i believe that both parties can work together to make these decisions in a balanced and responsible way. yesterday i had a chance to meet with labor and civic leaders for their input, today i'm meeting with ceos of some of america's largest companies. and i'll meet with leaders of both parties of congress before the week is out because there's only one way to solve these challenges and that is to do it together. as i've said before, i'm open to compromise and new ideas. and i've been encouraged over the past week to hear republican after republican agree on the need for more revenue from the wealthiest americans as part of our arithmetic if we're going to be serious about redu
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